Female spacewalking duo uplifted by excitement below

World / Science & Health Oct 22, 2019

Female spacewalking duo uplifted by excitement below

The astronauts who took part in the first all-female spacewalk are still uplifted by all the excitement down on Earth. International Space Station resident Jessica Meir said Monday that when she floated outside last week, she wasn't thinking about whether she was going out with ...

First Arab set for ISS says voyage will make 'history'

World / Science & Health Sep 25, 2019

First Arab set for ISS says voyage will make 'history'

The Emirati astronaut who will make history by becoming the first Arab on the International Space Station said Tuesday he had received support from around the world before his "dream" mission. Hazzaa al-Mansoori, 35, is set to blast into space accompanied by Russia's Oleg Skripochka ...

National Sep 21, 2019

Launch of ISS-bound spacecraft is rescheduled for Wednesday

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. said Saturday it plans to launch a rocket with an unmanned spacecraft bound for the International Space Station next Wednesday after a fire thwarted earlier plans. The fire at the launch pad on Tanegashima Island in Kagoshima Prefecture on Sept. 11 ...